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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Two Mountain Lions Harvested in Pine Ridge

  • Two mountain lions were harvested on Jan. 2 during Nebraska's first regulated hunting season. Both hunters harvested male mountain lions.
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  • Two mountain lions were harvested on Jan. 2 during Nebraska's first regulated hunting season. Both hunters harvested male mountain lions.
    A male lion weighing 103 pounds was harvested in Sioux County and a male lion weighing 138 pounds was harvested in Dawes County.
    The hunt took place in the Pine Ridge Unit of northwest Nebraska. Season 1 ended with the harvest of two lions. The state's inaugural season opened Jan. 1. Season 2 in the Pine Ridge Unit will open on Feb. 15.
     
    For more information about mountain lions in Nebraska, visit the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission's mountain lion web page at OutdoorNebraska.org.

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